More Cupcake swaps

Hello Stampers!  Thanks for coming back to check out the rest of the swaps that I made and received from the recent Shoebox swap that I attended.  Are you ready for the rest of them?  Here they are:

IMG_9041-001 We will start with my favorite one!

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IMG_9043-001 This is the card that I made.  I had them in all of the new in-colors.

IMG_9044-001 This card was made by Ann Nahm.

IMG_9045-001 This is the inside of the card.

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IMG_9053-001This card was made by Nancy Meyers.

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Thanks for stopping by and checking out the rest of the swaps!  I hope they inspired you!

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June meeting swaps

Hello Stampers!  This month for our team meeting swaps, our theme was anything from the new catalog.  I was so excited to get some samples using new products!  My team certainly came through for me!  Take a look:

IMG_9025-001 Jeri made this card using the new Colorful Seasons stamp set.

IMG_9021-001Julie made this card using the new Tranquil Tulips hostess set.

IMG_9020-001 Sandy made this card using the Sitting Here stamp set and some of the new in-colors.

IMG_9019-001 Pat B. made this card using the new Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set.

IMG_9018-001  Joan made this card using the new Fresh Floral designer series paper stack.

IMG_9017-001  Debbie H. made this card using the new Eastern Medallions framelits.

IMG_9016-001 Linda made this card using the new Colorful Seasons stamp set.

IMG_9015-001 Pat V. made this card using the new Daisy Delight stamp set.

IMG_9014-001  This card was made using the new in-color, Lemon Lime Twist.

IMG_9013-001  Mary made this card using the new Fresh Florals designer series paper stack.

IMG_9012-001 Sheila made this card using two of the new in-colors, Lemon Lime Twist and Berry Burst!

IMG_9010-001  Laura made this card using the new Happy Birthday thinlit.

IMG_9009-001 Lynn made this card using the new Crafting Forever stamp set.

IMG_9008-001 Sarah made this card using the new Fresh Florals designer series paper stack.

IMG_9007-001  Lisa made this card using the new This Little Piggy stamp set.

IMG_9006-001 Tracy made this card using the new Happy Birthday gorgeous stamp set.

IMG_9011-004 Karen made this card using the new Label Me Pretty stamp set.

Lovely Inside & Out, Inkin With DinkThis was the card that I made using the new Lovely Inside & Out stamp set.

WOW!  Aren't they amazing?  Thanks for stopping by and taking a look!

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June Card Classes

Hello Stampers!  I'm so excited for my June card classes!  First off, they are my favorite of the classes that I teach, and second they are super cute cards this month!  

June card class, Inkin With Dink

We will be playing with a lot of new products from the new catalog!  Our technique this month will be playing with the Chalk Markers!  You really should come and play with us!  You will love it!  Here are the dates and times:

Thursday, June 8th  6:00 p.m.  Hobby Lobby - Arnold

Tuesday, June 13th  10:00 a.m.  Hobby Lobby - Arnold

Friday, June 23rd  6:30 p.m.  First Baptist Church - Arnold

Be sure that you RSVP for the class you can attend and bring your own adhesive!  Hope to see you at class!

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OnStage make n' take

Hello Stampers!  I hope that you all have had a fabulous holiday weekend with your family and friends!  We had some friends over for a barbeque one evening, and then I met a good friend of mine about an hour away for an overnight stamping get together!  We had a blast and I will be showing you some of the fun projects that we made together!  

Since the new catalog is coming this week, I thought I would share with you one of the cards that we made at the April OnStage event using products from the new catalog!  Kind of a little sneak peek for you!

Daisy Delight card, Inkin Wit Dink We used the Daisy Delight stamp set for the daisy and the sentiment.  The designer series paper is from the Delightful Daisy designer series paper pack.  My favorite item is the center of the flower which is a new Faceted Gem!  They come in both clear and gold! Love them!  

Thanks for stopping by!  Come back tomorrow and see the projects I made this weekend!

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Team meeting make n' takes

Hello Stampers!  Every month I host a team meeting and one of the fun things that we do it some make n' take projects! There are typically four projects that we make.  Here are the projects that we made at the April meeting:

Succulant card, Inkin With DInk I love this card!  We used the Succulent Garden designer series paper for all three of our projects.  The flowers are punched from the Pansy punch and the Blossom builder punch.

explosion box, Inkin With Dink This is an explosion card!  These are always fun to make!  We took a 6" X 6" piece of cardstock and scored it at 2" and 4".  Then turn 90 degrees and again score at 2" & 4".

explosion box, Inkin With Dink This is what you see when you take the top off of the box.  

Oh So Succulent card, Inkin With Dink I love this card too!  Still the Succulent Garden designer series paper and the Pansy punch.  All of the greetings from the projects were from the All Things Thanks stamp set.  Luckily this stamp set will be carried over into the new catalog! 

Thanks for stopping by!

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April team meeting swaps

Hello Stampers!  Today I wanted to share with you the swaps that I received from my April team meeting.  Our theme for the month was anything with a flower!  

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IMG_8857-001 Laura made this card.

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IMG_8862-001 Made by Sheila.

IMG_8863-001 Made by Sherri.

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IMG_8866-001 Made by Jeri.

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IMG_8855-001 This is the card that I made.  I used some of the new items coming out in the new catalog!  And I love this new In-color, Fresh Fig!

Thanks for stopping by!  Don't forget that if you want anything that is retiring, you need to order quickly!  Lots of accessories are sold out already, but retiring stamp sets are guaranteed until May 22.  Hop over to my Inkin With Dink online store and place your order today!  If you see the items in my store, they are still available!

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April Paper Pumpkin kit

Hello Stampers!  I have been super busy this week prepping for my Sale-a-bration Celebration tomorrow!  I'm so excited for it!  I have almost 30 ladies coming!!  I will have pictures later.  Today I wanted to share with you what I did yesterday morning.  Every month, on the last Thursday of the month, I have a meetup at a local Bread Company for my Paper Pumpkin subscribers to bring their kits and work on them.  

Here is what I did yesterday:

April Paper Pumpkin kit This is the April kit, and I think I have to say it is one of my favorites!  As I was doing the watercoloring, I wasn't so sure, but when I added it to the black card bases, they really popped!  Love them!

Would you like to subscribe to this wonderful monthly kit?  It is only $19.95 per month and it is delivered directly to your door.  Every thing you need to complete the kit is provided except for some adhesive.  And you certainly can't beat 12 cards for $20 dollars!!  You just have to sign up by the 10th of the month to receive that month's kit, so be sure to contact me by May 10th!

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Avant Garden thank you

Hello Stampers!  My upline, Jeri, recently moved away to Wisconsin.  She doesn't have any local team members to stamp or swap with, so she had asked if she could swap with my team.  We said sure because the more cards the better right???  So every month Jeri mails me her swap cards, we swap them, and then I send them back to her.  Periodically she will send me a thank you card.  I love receiving these cards because she does beautiful work on her stamping!  Here is the latest card that she sent me:

IMG_8460-001 She used the Avant Garden stamp set which is one of my favorite from the Sale-a-bration brochure!  It is beautiful Jeri, thank you!

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New product swap

Hello Stampers!  My team scheduled a swap at our team meeting and the theme was anything from the new catalogs, Occasions catalog or Sale-a-bration brochure.  Unfortunately, we weren't able to have our meeting because of an ice storm!  So we held on to our swaps and we just held a double swap at this month's meeting, which was yesterday.  So, today I wanted to share with you the swaps I received from my team from the January swap!

IMG_8462 This card was made by Karen.  She used the Oh So Succulent and Love Sparkles stamp sets.

IMG_8463 This card was made by Laura.  She used the Falling for You stamp set.

IMG_8464 This card was made by Pat B.  She used the Nailed It bundle.

IMG_8465 This card was made by Jeri.  She used the Hey, Chick stamp set (143328) from the Sale-a-bration brochure.

IMG_8466 This card was made by Debbie N.  She used the So Very Much stamp set (143343) from the Sale-a-bration brochure.

IMG_8467 This card was made by Sheila.  She used the Beautiful You stamp set.

IMG_8468 This card was made by Lynn.  She used the Lift Me Up bundle.

IMG_8469 This card was made by Pat V.  She used the Falling Petals embossing folder and new Lace doilies.

IMG_8470 This card was made by  Linda.  She used the Dragonfly Dreams bundle.

IMG_8471 I believe this card was made by Lisa.  She used the Hey, Chick stamp set (143331) from the Sale-a-bration brochure.

IMG_8472 This card was made by Tracy.  She used the Avant Garden stamp set (143272) from the Sale-a-bration brochure.

IMG_8473 This card was made by Julie.  She used the Beautiful You stamp set.

IMG_8489-001 This was made by Joan.  She used the Sending Love designer series paper to wrap around the candy bars.

Balloon Adventures, Inkin With Dink This is the card that I made.  I used the Balloon Adventures stamp set.

Thanks for stopping by! Come back tomorrow and check out the swaps that I received in this month's swap!  The theme this month was birthday cards!

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Thank you card

Hello Stampers!  I recently bought a cactus for my assistant to thank her for all she does to help me out with my card ministry and my birthday stamp-a-stack classes.  She sent me this cute card with a cactus on it as a thank you!  Love it!

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Thanks for stopping by to take a look!  

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Silhouette cards

Hello Stampers!  I always like to show off my project that we make at my monthly Silhouette class that I take.  And this month's are the cutest ever!  

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See, I told you they were super cute!  Thanks for stopping by to take a look at them!

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OnStage stash and make n' takes!

Hello Stampers!  Time for some more pics from the Stampin' Up! OnStage I attended last weekend.  We really did have a great time and look at this stash I brought home!

Onstage 2016 stash

My favorite thing was this gorgeous bag I received on Friday evening when I went to the leadership event!

Centerstage 2016 bag It is gorgeous!  

And this cute little tag was attached:

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Now, would you like to see the make n' take projects we did?  

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OnStage make n' take

OnSTage make n' takes

Inside of the card:

OnStage make n' take, Dina Lanzendorf, Inkin With Dink

OnStage make n' take, Inkin With Dink

Are you excited to see all of this gorgeous must have new products???  Just wait until January!

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Team meeting show n' tell and challenges

Hello Stampers!  This past Sunday was our October team meeting.  Everybody is always so good about  bringing items for our show n' tell table!  I love it!  Here are pictures of the table for this month:

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Our team also holds challenges on our Facebook page.  Here are the entries for this month's challenges:

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I would love to have you join us at our next team meeting!  If you are interested just let me know!  Our meeting is scheduled for November 20th!  

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October card class

Hello Stampers!  WOW did I ever have a crazy busy weekend!  I had my first craft fair of the year on Friday and Saturday plus my daughter was home from college!  We were just going the whole time!  

Now I'm ready to settle down and get started on my month!  First off, I'll share with you the cards that we will be making in this month's card classes!

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Tuesday, Oct. 11th  10:00 a.m.  Hobby Lobby - Arnold

Thursday, Oct. 20th  6:30 p.m.  First Baptist Church - Arnold

Please RSVP for the class you would like to attend and bring your own adhesive!

Remember that my card classes are changing starting this month!  The cost is going up to $15 or free with a purchase.  We will not be making four cards.  We will also be learning a new technique and also making a technique card to go on your keyring!

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